What Is Sile Stone & What Are Sile Stone Countertops?

What is Sile StoneSile Stone is a natural stone surface made of quartz, which is the 4th hardest mineral in nature. Select quartz is ground up, engineered with additional colors and materials, and then molded with tons of pressure to create a stone surface that delivers a consistent look, feel, and quality.

Sile Stone countertops and surfaces have revolutionized stone surfaces with a manufacturing process that delivers products with the truest consistency and highest quality. With an ever-expanding and constantly evolving color palette, the countertops adapt to changing needs & lifestyles. All Sile Stone countertops have been carefully designed please the eye while keeping up with the most current trends in fashion and style. Fantastic color options combined with numerous textures & finishes offer an unsurpassed design flexibility that ranges from a single-mixing color process for a consistent look, to a 3-dimensional color process that adds depth, to an innovative 5-dimensional color process that creates high light refraction for an amazing rich color.

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Advantages of Sile Stone Countertops & Surfaces

Ultimate Reliability

Quartz has unparalleled durability and strength. It is made of Natural Quartz, which is the 4th hardest mineral found in nature. The only natural minerals harder than quartz are diamond, sapphire and topaz. Sile Stone countertops are made of a hard, dense and non-porous material that is consistent throughout its composition, making it more reliable than any other natural stone.

Antimicrobial Protection

Sile stone is National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) approved and GREENGUARD-certified to be safe for the kitchen indoor environment, which makes it a cleaner and safer than other surfaces. Sile stone countertops are the only surfaces made with built-in antimicrobial protection that safely fights the growth of microbes such as odor causing bacteria, mold, and mildew for the life of the product. This makes Silestone countertops and surfaces easier to clean, and they stay cleaner between cleanings.

Scratch Resistant

Common household accidents such as a dropped knife, a fallen piece of glass or errant scissors will not scratch Silestone because only materials as hard as, or harder than Silestone will scratch it. Beware: no surface is indestructible.

Stain Resistant

Because Silestone is non-porous, most spills stay on the surface and are easy to clean with soapy water or a mild household cleaners.

Heat & Scorch Resistant

Silestone Countertops and surfaces will withstand limited exposure to heat without burning or scorching. The fire of a lit match will not mar the Silestone countertop. However, as advised by crock-pot and electric skillet manufacturers, do not place these items directly on any countertop. We recommend the use of trivets when placing hot items on a Silestone surface to avoid thermal shock.

Low Maintenance

A huge advantage with Silestone is that it is easy to keep clean and maintain. It cleans with soap and water and in most cases it just needs to be wiped over with a dry cloth to remove the dirt. It never needs sealers.

Manufacturer’s Warranty

Silestone offers a 15-Year non-transferable material warranty. You can read more about the Sile stone 15-year Residential Warranty here or you can also view more information about the Sile stone 10-year Commercial Warranty here.

Color and Depth

Silestone colors vary from subtle neutral shades to brilliant and dynamic tones. A huge selection of colors, numerous textures, and two exceptional finishes provides designers with a near-limitless number of artistic and functional possibilities.

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